James Ryan is a retired major who served in the U.S. Army for 23 years where he held positions in Light, Mechanized, Airborne, and Special Operations Units. He is a graduate of the USMC Expeditionary Warfare School Quantico, Virginia, and the Navy War College, Monterey Campus, California. He received his Master's in African Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School. His most recent publication was, "An Alliance Built Upon Necessity: AQIM, Boko Haram, and the African Arch of Instability." He currently resides in Carmel, California.
Recent articles from Jimmy Ryan
There’s A Problem With The Warrior-Caste System Developing In America
A veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan reflects on the civilian-military divide and the risk of a Warrior-Caste society.